Makgantai made the most of it but whether contact was made was unclear.
Closer to the congress, we will confirm your commitment to volunteer and then work with you to schedule your participation.
Please note that we may not need the services of everyone who has registered to volunteer as there are a limited number of positions available.
Over 60% of Internet traffic generated on the African continent originates from South Africa. The African National Congress, launched its website, za, in 1997, making it one of the first African political organizations to establish an Internet presence South Africa's total international bandwidth reached the 10 Gbit/s mark during 2008, and its continued increase is being driven primarily by the uptake of broadband and lowering of tariffs.
Three new submarine cable projects have brought more capacity to South Africa from 2009—the SEACOM cable entered service in June 2009, the EASSy cable in July 2010, and the WACS cable in May 2012.
The first ADSL package, a 512/256 kbit/s offering, was introduced in August 2002 by national telecoms monopoly Telkom.
Later, in response to growing demand for cheaper ADSL options, two more products were introduced: a mid-range 384/128 kbit/s offering, and an entry-level 192/64 kbit/s one.
We also encourage you to sign up to receive Congress Update to stay up to date with the latest congress information (the scientific programme, social events, registration deadlines, etc).
If you have any questions regarding volunteering at the WCPT Congress 2017, email Brittany Minskip, Volunteer Coordinator, at [email protected] will be working as an essential part of the team to ensure the congress runs smoothly and all delegates have an enjoyable and memorable time in South Africa.
In exchange for your hard work you will receive: In general, the services of volunteers coming from outside South Africa will only be accepted if they are registered as a delegate and attending the congress for at least one day.